On the 19th of April, the regional capital for the first time held the International Dance Contest. The teams of university students of the Altai Krai, including foreign students of I.I. Polzunov Altai State Technical University, Altai State University and Altai Institute of Culture joined the competition.
Each team presented creative shows and traditional national cuisine. The jury awarded the winners: the ASU team placed first, they performed the Kazakh-Kyrgyz dance «Qara Jorga», the ASU students who performed the dance «Gumbai» placed second; the students of AltSTU, who performed the Uyghur dance, were the thrid. Winners received certificates and prizes.
The event was held by the student government of AltSTU with the support of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Altai Territory, the Department of Sports and Youth Policy in the framework of the program for the development of student associations of Russian universities, aimed at the realization of creative talents of students, the improvement of inter-ethnic and intercultural relations and social adaptation of foreign students.